Monday Hangout: The Al Qaeda-ISIS Split

May 16, 2014

The split between al Qaeda and the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) in the crucible of the Syrian civil war just might be a gamechanger. Want to know more? This coming Monday the 19thcome (Google) hangout with me and five impressive experts as we discuss the AQ-ISIS split and what it means for the West, counter-terrorism, the Middle East, and the broader Islamist movement.


  • JM Berger of IntelWire
  • Brian Fishman of the New America Foundation
  • Shiraz Maher of the International Center for the Study of Radicalisation and Political Violence
  • Will McCants of the Brookings Institution
  • Clint Watts of the Foreign Policy Research Institute


On your computer! Check out the event page for more!


Monday, May 19, Noon EST


Because it’s going to be awesome.